Fokker D VII Aces of World War 1, Part 1 (Osprey Aircraft of the Ace, 53)

By Norman Franks

Designed in an exceptional rush on the finish of 1917 simply in time to participate within the German common fighter pageant held in January/February 1918, the D VII simply walked away with first prize. As Germanys superior fighter unit, von Richthofens JG I (led through Hermann Göring within the wake of the 'Red Baron's' contemporary loss of life) bought the 1st examples of the D VII to arrive the frontline in overdue April. equipped to oppose the hot iteration of French SPAD XIIIs and British SE 5as and Camel warring parties, the D VII was once arguably the simplest all-round struggling with scout of the nice battle.

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